BBC to continue Wimbledon coverage until 2027

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by Stephen Chapman

The BBC and All England Club have signed a 3-year contract extension.

It means the BBC will hold the domestic rights to Wimbledon up to and including 2027.

The longest partnership in sports broadcasting history will reach 85 years on BBC television next year and 100 years on radio in 2027.

“We are absolutely delighted to have extended our historic partnership. The BBC is as synonymous with Wimbledon as strawberries and cream, and enables us to reach all corners of the UK through their outstanding production and network of platforms,” said Mick Desmond, AELTC Commercial & Media Director.

“We are really looking forward to continuing to take this relationship from strength to strength, and celebrating 100 years together in 2027.”

The Championships broadcast across BBC One, BBC Two, BBC online, BBC iPlayer and on BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 live sports extra.

“Wimbledon has a special place in the hearts of the nation and with this extension we can continue our longstanding and valued partnership with the All England Club,” added Barbara Slater, Director BBC Sport.

"Wimbledon on the BBC will continue to bring the nation must-see sporting moments free-to-air captivating audiences of all ages.”

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